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The pencil of nature

Author: Diana QuickGeoff ShepherdBarrie GavinValerie LloydHTV West (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, ©1991.
Series: Images a celebration of 150 years of photography.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An overview of the early history of photography. Discusses The Pencil of nature, by William Henry Fox Talbot, the first book with photographs used as illustrations. Examines the technical and esthetic strides made by the early, often amatuer, practitioners.
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1850
Named Person: William Henry Fox Talbot
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Quick; Geoff Shepherd; Barrie Gavin; Valerie Lloyd; HTV West (Firm); Channel Four (Great Britain); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 31185081
Notes: Series title on container: Images : 150 years of photography.
Originally produced in 1989.
Credits: Narrator, Diana Quick ; camera, Nick Dance ; graphic design, David Wells ; music, Howard Skempton.
Performer(s): Diana Quick.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (25 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: [V. 1]. The pencil of nature --
[v. 2]. Domestic memories --
[v. 3]. The best of nothing --
[v. 4]. The eyes of empire --
[v. 5]. --
The real thing --
[v. 6]. The magic mirror.
Series Title: Images a celebration of 150 years of photography.
Other Titles: Images : 150 years of photography
Responsibility: an HTV West production for Channel Four ; produced & directed by Geoff Sheperd, Barrie Gavin ; series devised, original scripts and interviews, Valerie Lloyd.

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An overview of the early history of photography. Discusses The Pencil of nature, by William Henry Fox Talbot, the first book with photographs used as illustrations. Examines the technical and esthetic strides made by the early, often amatuer, practitioners.

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